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Texas Workforce Commission State Unemployment Tax (UI)

Once wages are paid, employers should register with the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) within 10 days of becoming liable for Texas unemployment tax.

How to register for a TWC Account Number:

  • Go to TWC website
  • Click logon to register for a new unemployment tax account
  • Logon with your existing TWC User ID or create a new User ID
  • Under quick links, select Sign Up for User ID
  • answer a series of questions about the ownership of the business and the number of locations
  • Once the registration is complete, liable employers will receive a TWC Tax Account Number instantly

Update your account with your Texas Workforce Commission Account Number. Your TWC Account Number is required for all Texas interactions to ensure your account is accurate.

Please call the Texas Workforce Commission at 512-463-2699 or email: tax@twc.texas.gov with any questions.

Third-party Administrator (TPA) access

  • Sign in to your TWC account
  • Click the Account Info tab.
  • Select Third Party Authorization from the Quick Links menu


Note: Texas does not impose a state income tax




This guide does not contain legal or tax advice. If legal or tax advice is required, an attorney, CPA or tax adviser should be consulted.